Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Dec 13 21:30:24 UTC 2006

At 12/13/2006 11:01 AM, Charles Doyle wrote:
>Just this minute I finished reading an undergraduate's final exam
>paper in which this sentence appears:  "The Duke leaves to dawn the
>cloak of a friar."  A carpetbagger in Georgia, obviously.

Did the student mean to write "The Duke leaves at dawn by the clock
of a friar"?


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